Local News

  • Glenwood Man Arrested On Murder Warrant

    A 25-year-old Glenwood man has been arrested on a first-degree murder warrant in connection with a January homicide in Council Bluffs. 

    Ryan McDonald was arrested Friday morning on the 300 block of North Hazel Street by officers from the Glenwood Police Department. He's being held without bond at the Mills County Jail.

  • It's Homecoming Week In Glenwood

    It appears Mother Nature is going to provide nice late-summer weather for the annual Glenwood Homecoming celebration this weekend.

    Several official and unofficial activities are planned as part of the celebration - most notably the annual homecoming parade on Town Square Friday afternoon and the grand opening of the new Glenwood Community School District Activities Complex for Friday night’s football game against Dallas Center Grimes. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

  • PTA Spearheading Playground Equipment Campaign

    The Glenwood PTA is spearheading a campaign to replace and upgrade playground equipment at West and Northeast elementary schools.

    PTA president Jodi Hilsabeck said the PTA began realizing more than two years ago that the condition of the playground equipment at both schools needed to be addressed.

    “At that time, we were starting to see a need,” she said. “The equipment was beginning to break down so we decided to pull together some preliminary plans on how to upgrade the playground equipment.”

  • Scout Builds Planting Beds As "Welcome Home Gift" For Glen Haven Village

    There should be plenty of flowers in bloom and vegetables growing outside the living units at Glen Haven Village next summer thanks to the efforts of an Omaha boy working toward earning the rank of Eagle Scout.

    Owen Molgaard, the great-grandson of Glen Haven Village resident Jim Osler, recently presented 12 raised garden beds he built as a “welcome home gift” for the residents of the new skilled-care nursing facility that opened last month on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center.

  • 'Friend of Youth' For 50 Years

    The faces have changed and the programs they support have changed over the past 50 years, but the theme and mission of the Glenwood Optimists has not - “Friend of Youth.”

  • Glen Haven Village Moving Day

    Glen Haven Village residents and staff have had a week now to get settled into their new home.

    The move into the modern, state-of-the-art skilled-nursing care facility on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center from the outdated 55-year-old Glen Haven nursing home took place Wednesday, Aug. 14.

    Moving trucks and transportation buses were running throughout the day, moving residents and their belongings from Glen Haven Home to Glen Haven Village. Teams of community volunteers assisted loading and unloading trucks at both sites.

  • The Circus Is Coming To Town

    The circus is coming back to Glenwood.

    The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus will be putting on two shows at Glenwood Lake Park on Aug. 31. The performances are scheduled for 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Glenwood Rotary Club.

  • The Return Of The Rex

    You could say the Rex Theatre has lived many lives.

    The classic theater on Glenwood’s Town Square has seen musical productions and Shakespeare, big bands and Vaudeville on its stage, silent films and then talkies flicker across its screen and thousands traipse through its doors seeking entertainment for over 100 years.

  • Arrest Made In Glenwood Shooting


  • Athletic complex construction ‘back on track’

    A schedule that has crews working extended days and hours and three weeks of relatively dry weather has the Glenwood Athletic Complex project nearly back on schedule, according to Glenwood Superintendent Devin Embray.